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Yahoo Political Action Committee (PAC) Contributions

Our PAC supports federal candidates and consideration is given to candidates who represent the communities in which Yahoo employees linea nd work, those who serve on relevant committees or in leadership roles and those who support or have supported policies and initiatives important to Yahoo, our employees and users. Our PACs contributions to federal candidates do not mean that Yahoo and members of the Yahoo PAC agree with all the positions on issues that a candidate chooses to take.

January 1st - June 30th, 2016

Committee State Amount
Nadler for Congress NY $2,500.00
Friends of Schumer NY $2,000.00
Bob Goodlatte for Congress Committee VA $1,000.00
Wyden for Senate OR $2,000.00
Hurd for Congress TX $1,000.00
Anna Eshoo for Congress CA $2,500.00
Jeff Flake for US Senate Inc AZ $1,000.00
Udall for US All NM $1,000.00
Elect Blake Farenthold Committee TX $1,000.00
Sensenbrenner Committee WI $1,000.00
Klobuchar for Minnesota MN $1,000.00
Friends of Roy Blunt MO $1,000.00
Leahy for U.S. Senator Committee VT $2,500.00
Hudson for Congress NC $1,500.00
DelBene for Congress WA $1,000.00
Committee To Re-Elect Henry Hank Johnson GA $1,000.00
Butterfield for Congress NC $1,000.00
Kinzinger for Congress IL $1,000.00
Renee Ellmers for Congress Committee NC $500.00
Michael Burgess for Congress TX $1,000.00
Friends of Schumer NY $1,000.00
Pallone for Congress NJ $1,000.00
Issa for Congress CA $1,000.00
Tony Cardenas for Congress CA $1,000.00
McCaul for Congress, Inc TX $1,000.00
Volunteers for Shimkus IL $1,000.00
Jeffries for Congress DC $1,000.00
Welch for Congress VT $1,500.00
Portman for Senate Committee OH $3,000.00
McCaul for Congress, Inc TX $1,500.00
DelBene for Congress WA $500.00
Walden for Congress OR $2,000.00
Hurd for Congress TX $1,000.00
Judy Chu for Congress CA $1,000.00
Walden for Congress OR $500.00
Nancy Pelosi for Congress DC $1,000.00
Ratcliffe for Congress TX $1,000.00

July 1st - December 31st, 2015

Committee State Amount
Anna Eshoo for Congress California $1,000.00
Bob Goodlatte for Congress Committee Virginia $1,000.00
Butterfield for Congress  North Carolina $1,000.00
Cory Booker for Senate New Jersey $1,000.00
Elise for Congress New York $100.00
Friends of Schumer New York $1,000.00
Grassley Committee Inc Iowa $1,000.00
Hatch Election Committee Inc Utah $1,000.00
Hoyer for Congress Maryland $1,000.00
Hudson for Congress North Carolina $1,000.00
Hurd for Congress Texas $2,000.00
Issa for Congress California $2,000.00
Joe Kennedy for Congress Massachusetts $1,000.00
Kevin McCarthy for Congress California $1,500.00
Lofgren for Congress California $500.00
Lofgren for Congress California $2,000.00
McCaskill for Missouri Missouri $1,000.00
Michael Burgess for Congress Texas $2,000.00
Mike Bishop for Congress Michigan $500.00
Mullin for Congress Oklahoma $1,000.00
New Democrat Coalition PAC   $2,500.00
Olson for Congress Committee Texas $2,000.00
Portman for Senate Committee Ohio $2,500.00
Schatz for Senate Hawaii $2,500.00
Swalwell for Congress California $1,000.00
Tony Cardenas for Congress California $1,000.00
Volunteers for Shimkus Illinois $1,000.00
Walters for Congress California $1,000.00
Wyden for Senate Oregon $1,000.00

January 1st - June 31st, 2015

Committee State Amount
Marino for Congress PA $1,000.00
Lofgren for Congress CA $1,000.00
Ben Sasse for US Senate NE $1,500.00
Leahy for US Senator Committee VT $1,000.00
Friends of Mike Lee UT $500.00
JEB Fund (Hensarling) TX $1,000.00
Issa for Congress CA $1,500.00
Kinzinger for Congress IL $1,000.00
Tony Cardenas for Congress CA $500.00
DelBene for Congress WA $500.00
Jeffries for Congress LA $500.00
Joe Kennedy for Congress MA $500.00
People for Ben NM $500.00
Walden for Congress OR $2,000.00
Friends of Schumer NY $1,000.00
McCaskill for Missouri MO $1,000.00
Peters for Michigan MI $1,000.00
Nancy Pelosi for Congress CA $1,000.00
Pompeo for Congress KS $1,000.00
Michael Burgess for Congress TX $1,000.00
Chris Collins for Congress NY $1,000.00
Elect Blake Farenthold Committee TX $1,000.00
Al Franken for Senate MN $1,000.00
Mike Honda for Congress CA $1,000.00
Bill Nelson for US Senate FL $1,000.00
Lofgren for Congress CA $1,000.00
Friends of Schumer NY $1,000.00
Friends of Kelly Ayotte NH $2,000.00
Matsui for Congress CA $1,000.00
Nadler for Congress NY $1,000.00
Klobuchar for Minnesota 2018 MN $1,000.00
Schatz for Senate HI $1,000.00
Leahy for US Senator Committee VT $500.00
Jeffries for Congress LA $1,000.00
PETE PAC (Sessions) TX $1,500.00
Welch for Congress VT $1,000.00
Boozman for Arkansas AK $500.00
Grassley Committee Inc IA $1,000.00
Ron Johnson for Senate Inc WI $1,000.00
Friends of Mike Lee UT $1,000.00
Moran for Kansas KS $1,000.00
Friends of Pat Toomey PA $500.00

July 1st - December 31st, 2014

Committee State Amount
Renee Ellmers for Congress NC $750.00
Sclaise for Congress LA $1,000.00
Elect Blake Farenthold Committee TX $1,000.00
Kinzinger for Congress IL $1,500.00
Friends of Kelly Ayotte NH $1,000.00
Lee Terry for Congress NE $1,000.00
Ron Johnson for Senate WI $2,000.00
Texans for John Cornyn TX $1,000.00
Deb Fischer for US Senate NE $1,000.00
McHenry for Congress NC $500.00
Walden for Congress OR $1,000.00
Friends of John Barrow GA $1,000.00
Nadler for Congress NY $1,000.00
McNerney for Congress CA $1,000.00
Jeffries for Congress NY $1,000.00
Alaskans for Begich 2014 AK $1,000.00
Friends of Schumer NY $2,000.00
Karen Bass for Congress CA $1,000.00
Missourians for Accountability and Change (McCaskill) MO $2,000.00
Judy Chu for Congress CA $1,000.00
Pat Meehan for Congress PA $500.00
Guthrie for Congress KY $1,000.00
Olson for Congress TX $1,500.00
Shore PAC (Pallone) NJ $1,000.00
Anna Eshoo for Congress CA $2,000.00
NRSC   $1,500.00
First in Freedom PAC (Hudson) NC $500.00
Yoder for Congress KS $1,000.00
New Dems   $2,500.00

January 1st - June 30th, 2014

Committee State Amount
Guthrie for Congress KY $500.00
Cory Booker for Senate NJ $2,000.00
The Internet AssociationPAC   $5,000.00
Friends of John Thune SD $1,000.00
Marino for Congress PA $500.00
Wyden for Senate OR $1,000.00
Mark Pryor for Senate AR $1,000.00
Anna PAC (Eshoo) CA $1,000.00
Bob Goodlatte for Congress VA $1,500.00
JEB Fund (Hensarling) TX $1,500.00
Walden for Congress OR $1,000.00
Upton for All of Us MI $2,000.00
People for Enterprise Trade & Economic Growth TX $2,000.00
Leahy for US Senator Committee VT $1,000.00
Fearless PAC CO $1,000.00
Crowley for Congress NY $1,000.00
Lofgren for Congress CA $2,500.00
Bill Johnson for Congress Committee OH $1,500.00
Pompeo for Congress KS $1,000.00
Friends of Lois Capps CA $1,000.00

July 1st – December 31st, 2013

Committee or Candidate State Amount
McConnell Senate Committee KY $2,000.00
Rubio Victory Committee FL $2,000.00
Hoyer for Congress MD $1,000
George Holding for Congress NC $50.00
Committee to Re-Elect Hank Johnson GA $1,000.00
DelBene for Congress WA $1,000.00
Richmond for Congress LA $1,000.00
House Conservatives Fund N/A $2,500.00
Moderate Democrats PAC N/A $2,500.00
New Democrat Coalition PAC N/A $2,500.00
Portman for Senate OH $1,000.00
Pompeo for Congress KS $2,000.00
Martin Heinrich for Senate NM $1,000.00
Marsha Blackburn for Congress TN $1,500.00
Welch for Congress VT $1,000.00

January 1st - June 30th, 2013

Committee or Candidate State Amount
Alaskans for Begich (Mark Begich) AK $1,000.00
Anna Eshoo for Congress CA $1,000.00
CAVPAC (Mike Pompeo) KS $1,250.00
Fearless PAC (Jared Polis) CO $1,000.00
Friends of John Thune SD $1,000.00
Friends of Max Baucus MT $1,000.00
Honda for Congress CA    $500.00
JEB Fund (Jeb Hensarling) TX $1,500.00
Lee Terry for Congress NE $1,500.00
Lofgren for Congress CA $1,000.00
Mark Pryor for US Senate AR $1,000.00
Matsui for Congress CA $1,000.00
McCaskill for Missouri MO $1,000.00
Pete PAC (Pete Sessions) TX $2,000.00
Walden for Congress OR $1,000.00


Yahoo U.S. State and Local Contributions

We make contributions to support state and local candidates that are supportive of the companies public policy agenda and business interest. Our contributions to state and local candidates do not mean that we agree with all the positions that a candidate chooses to take.

January 1st - June 30th, 2016

Committee Elected Official State Amount
Atkins for Senate 2016 Assm. Toni Atkins CA $1,000
Californians for Jobs and a Strong Economy   CA $2,500
Chang for Senate Assm. Ling-Ling Chang CA $1,000
Wilk for Senate Assm. Scott Thomas Wilk CA $1,000
Anthony Rendon for Assembly 2016 Assm. Anthony Rendon CA $1,000
NYS Democratic Assembly Campaign Committee   NY $1,000
Citizens for Brian Frosh AG Brian Frosh MD $1,000
Friends of Bob Ferguson AG Bob Ferguson WA $1,000


July 1st - December 31st, 2015

Committee Elected Official State Amount
Richard Corcoran Campaign Rep. Richard Corcoran Florida $1,000
Republican Party of Florida House Majority   Florida $2,500
Jeanette Nunez Rep. Jeanette Nunez Florida $1,000
Erik Fresen Campaign Rep. Erik Fresen Florida $1,000
Manny Diaz Jr. Campaign Rep. Manny Diaz, Jr.  Florida $1,000
Jose Felix Diaz Campaign Rep. Jose Felix Diaz Florida $1,000
Tom Lee Campaign Sen. Tom Lee Florida $1,000
Pete Ricketts for Governor Gov. Pete Ricketts Nebraska $5,000
Doug Peterson for Attorney General General Doug Peterson Nebraska $1,000
Murante for Legislature Sen. John Murante Nebraska $500
Seiler for Unicameral Sen. Les Seiler Nebraska $500
Ebke for Legislature Sen. Laura Ebke Nebraska $250
Bob Krist for Legislature Rep. Bob Krist Nebraska $500
Pansing Brooks for Legislature Sen. Pansing Brooks Nebraska $500
Matt Williams for Legislature, Inc. Rep. Matt Williams Nebraska $500
Lydia Brasch for Legislature Rep. Lydia Brasch Nebraska $250
Citizens to Elect Jim Smith Sen. Jim Smith Nebraska $1,000
John Kuehn for Legislature Rep. John Kuehn Nebraska $500
Stinner for Legislature Sen. John Stinner Nebraska $500
Kolterman for Legislature Rep. Mark Kolterman Nebraska $500
Jean Stothert for Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert Nebraska $1,000
California Democratic Party   California $5,000
Californias for Jobs & a Strong Economy    California $2,500
California Republican Party   California $3,000
Eggman for Assembly 2016 Assemblywoman Susan Eggman California $1,000
Jacqui Irqin for Assembly 2016 Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin California $1,000
Kevin Mullin for Assembly 2016 Assemblywoman Kevin Mullin California $1,000
Tom Daly for Assembly 2016 Assemblyman Tom Daly California $1,000
Matt Dababneh for Assembly 2016 Assemblyman Matt Dababneh California $1,000
Anderson for Assembly 2018 Senator Joel Anderson California $1,000
Ian Calderon for Assembly 2016 Assemblyman Ian Calderon California $1,500
Robert Hertzbuerg for Senate 2018 Senator Robert Hertzberg California $1,000
Anthony Rendon for Assembly 2016 Assemblyman Anthony Rendon California $1,000
Perea for Insurance Commissioner 2018 Assemblyman Henry Perea California $1,000
Olsen for Senate 2018 Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen California $1,000
Friends of Tina Kotek Rep. Tina Kotek Oregon $500
Friends of Jennifer Williamson Rep. Jennifer Williamson Oregon $1,000
Sean Reyes for Attorney General General Sean Reyes Utah $1,000
Sam Olens for Attorney General, Inc. General Sam Olens Georgia $1,000
Friends of Bob Ferguson General Bob Ferguson Washington $1,000
People for Timm Ormsby Rep. Timm Ormsby Washington $500
Committee to Elect Brandon Vick Rep. Brandon Vick Washington $500
Jeff Morris Campaign Rep. Jeff Morris Washington $500
Friends of Drew Stokesbary Rep. Drew Stokesbary Washington $500
Citizens for Chad Magendanz Rep. Chad Magendanz Washington $950
Friends of Joan McBride Rep. Joan McBride Washington $500
Cary Condotta Committee to Elect Rep. Cary Condotta Washington $950
Friends of Larry Springer Rep. Larry Springer Washington $950
Mike Padden for State Senate Sen. Mike Padden Washington $500
Mark Mullet for Senate Sen. Mark Mullet Washington $500
John Braun for State Senate Sen. John Braun Washington $500
Senate Committee for Mark Schoesler Sen. Mark Schoesler Washington $950
Citizens for Steve Litzow Sen. Steve Litzow Washington $500
Friends of Carl Heastie Rep. Carl Heastie New York $1,000

January 1st – June 31st, 2015

Committee Elected Official State Amount
Wagner for Senate Don Wagner CA $1,000
Evan Low for Assembly Evan Low CA $1,000
The Internet Association California PAC   CA $5,000
Tina Kotek Tina Kotek OR $1,000
Republican Party of Florida   FL $5,000
Governor Pete Ricketts Pete Ricketts NE $5,000

July 1st – December 31st, 2014

Committee Elected Official State Amount
Matt Dababaneh for Assembly 2014 Matt Dababaneh CA $1,000
Galgiani for Senate 2016 Galgiani CA $1,000
Jerry Hill for Senate 2016 Jerry Hill CA $1,000
California Democratic Party   CA $2,500
Kevin Mullin for Assembly 2014 Kevin Mullin CA $1,500
California Republican Party   CA $2,000
Mike Gatto for Assembly 2014 Mike Gatto CA $1,000
Cheryl R. Brown for Assembly Cheryl R. Brown CA $1,000
Eggman for Assembly Eggman CA $1,000
Taxfighters for Anderson Senate 2014   CA $1,000
Bob Wieckowski for Senate 2014 Bob Wieckowski CA $1,500
Lara for Senate Lara CA $1,000
Roth for Senate Roth CA $1,000
Vidak For Senate Vidak CA $1,000
Perea for Assembly 2014 Perea CA $1,000
Maienschein for Assembly 2014 Maienschein CA $1,000
Rob Bonta for State Assembly 2014 Rob Bonta CA $1,000
Rich Gordon for Assembly 2014 Rich Gordon CA $1,000
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas for Assembly 2014 Sebastian Ridley-Thomas CA $1,000
Susan Bonilla for Assembly 2014 Susan Bonilla CA $1,000
Tom Daly for Assembly 2014 Tom Daly CA $1,000
California Republican Party   CA $1,000
Republican Party of Florida   FL $1,000
Republican Party of Florida--Senate Majority 2014   FL $6,000
Democratic Party of Florida 2014   FL $4,000
Republican Party of Florida   FL $2,000
Representative Erik Fresen Erik Fresen FL $1,000
Representative Manny Diaz, Jr. Manny Diaz, Jr. FL $1,000
Sam Olens (Olens for AG) Sam Olens GA $1,000
Missourians for Koster Koster MO $1,000
Senator John Murante John Murante NE $500
Senator Mike Gloor Mike Gloor NE $500
Doug Peterson, Nebraska AG Doug Peterson NE $2,500
Senator Burke Harr Burke Harr NE $500
David Buchwald David Buchwald NY $350
Senator Bruce Starr Bruce Starr OR $1,000
Rep. Jennifer Williamson Jennifer Williamson OR $1,000
House Majority Leader Val Hoyle Val Hoyle OR $1,000
Representative Jessica Vega Pederson Jessica Vega Pederson OR $1,000
Representative Jeff Barker Jeff Barker OR $1,000
Representatvie Mike McLane Mike McLane OR $1,000
Senator Arne Roblan Arne Roblan OR $1,000
Governor John Kitzhaber John Kitzhaber OR $5,000
Sean Reyes for Attorney General Sean Reyes UT $1,000
Mark Herring for Attorney General Mark Herring VA $500
Committee to elect Tim Sheldon Tim Sheldon WA $950
Committee to elect Cary Condotta Cary Condotta WA $950
Committee to elect Matt Manweller Matt Manweller WA $950
Judy Warnick for Senate Judy Warnick WA $950
Jim Honeyford for Senate Jim Honeyford WA $950
Friends of Joe Fain Joe Fain WA $950
Friends of Sharon Brown Sharon Brown WA $950
Friends of Chris Reykdal Chris Reykdal WA $500
People for Timm Ormsby Timm Ormsby WA $950
Citizens for Andy Hill Andy Hill WA $950
Committee to Elect Doug Ericksen Doug Ericksen WA $950
Mark Miloscia Committee Mark Miloscia WA $950
Friends of Steve O'Ban Steve O'Ban WA $950
Jan Angel for State Senate Jan Angel WA $500
Committee to Elect Brian Dansel Brian Dansel WA $500
Citizens for Michael Baumgartner Michael Baumgartner WA $950
Committee to Elect Steve Hobbs Steve Hobbs WA $950
Friends of Sharon Nelson Sharon Nelson WA $950
Friends of Karen Keiser Karen Keiser WA $500
Liias for Senate Liias WA $500
Committee to Re-Elect Terry Nealey Terry Nealey WA $500
Citizens for Chad Magendanz Chad Magendanz WA $500
Morris Campaign (Jeff Morris) Jeff Morris WA $500
Friends of Joe Fitzgibbon Joe Fitzgibbon WA $500
Washington State Republican Party   WA $5,000
Rep. Cyrus Habib Cyrus Habib WA $500

January 1st – June 30th, 2014

Committee Elected Official State Amount
Luther Strange for Attorney General Luther Strange AL $500
Californians for Jobs & a Strong Economy   CA $2,500
California Democratic Party   CA $2,500
Toni Atkins for State Assembly 2014 Toni Atkins CA $1,500
Bob Ferguson for Attorney General Bob Ferguson WA $1,000
Elect Ellen Rosenblum for Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum OR $500

July 1st – December 31st, 2013

Committee or Issue Elected Official State Amount
Jerry Brown in 2014 Jerry Brown CA $2,500
Republican Party of California   CA $2,500
Jose Felix Diaz Campaign Jose Felix Diaz FL $500
Holly Raschein Campaign Holly Raschein FL $500
Thad Altman Campaign Thad Altman FL $500
Jose Oliva Campaign Jose Oliva FL $500
Pam Bondi Campaign Pam Bondi FL $500
Republican Party of Florida   FL $5,000
Schneiderman for Attorney General 2014 Eric Schneiderman NY $2,000
Kennedy for Senate Timothy Kennedy NY $250
Friends of Ted Ferrioli Ted Ferrioli OR $1,000
Friends of Mike McLane Mike McLane OR $1,000
Friends of Peter Courtney Peter Courtney OR $1,000
Friends of Tina Kotek Tina Kotek OR $1,000
Friends of Arnie Roblan Arnie Roblan OR $500
Friends of Jeff Barker Jeff Barker OR $500
Friends of Mark Hass Mark Hass OR $500
Friends of John Davis John Davis OR $500
Bob Ferguson for Attorney General Bob Ferguson WA $1,000

January 1st - June 30th, 2013

Committee or Candidate State Amount
California Democratic Party CA $2,500
Cannella for Senate 2014 CA $1,000
Cheryl Brown for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Don Wagner for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Friends of Jimmy Gomez for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Ian Calderon for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
John Perez for Lieutenant Governor 2018 CA $2,500
Kevin Mullin for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Maienschein for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Mike Gatto for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Re-Elect Attorney General Kamala Harris CA $1,000
Rendon for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Richard Bloom for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Ron Calderon for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Rudy Salas for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Scott Wilk for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Tom Daly for Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Toni Atkins for State Assembly 2014 CA $1,000
Biden for Attorney General DE $1,200
Adam Putnam Campaign FL    $500
Frank Artiles Campaign FL    $500
Lizbeth Benacquisto Campaign FL    $500
Republican Party of Florida FL $5,000
Bruning for Attorney General NE $2,500
Andrew Cuomo 2014 NY $1,500
New Yorkers for Klein NY    $500

 


Social Welfare & Trade Associations

We are a member of a number of social welfare and trade associations (organized under sections 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code) in the United States to help advance our long-term public policy agenda and related business goals. We may not agree with all the positions of an organization, its leaders or its supporters. See below for a list of the social welfare and trade associations with which we have a relationship for a public policy purpose and for which we provide $25,000 or more in a year.

Funding level - $25,000 - $50,000
Congressional Institute
Digital Marketing Alliance
Future of Privacy Forum
Netchoice State Coalition Dues
State Privacy and Security Coalition
 
Funding Level $50,001 - $75,000
Computer and Communications Industry Association
 
Funding Level - $75,001 - 100,000
Information Technology Industry Council
 
Funding Level - $100,001 - $125,000
Network Advertising Initiative
 
Funding Level - $125,001 - $150,000
TechNet
 
Funding Level - $150,001 - $175,000
 
 
Funding Level - $175,001 - $200,000
Internet Association


Other U.S. Organizations

We support a number of non-profit organizations that play a role in the internet sector and have a voice in the public policy arena. We may not agree with all the positions of an organization, its leaders or its supporters. See below for a list of the non-profit organizations with which we have a relationship for a public policy purpose and for which we provide $25,000 or more in a year.

Funding Level $25,000 - $50,000
Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies
Internet Coalition
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Family Online Safety Institute
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
 
Funding Level - $50,001 - $75,000
Center For Democracy and Technology



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